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I Feel Hollow and Empty

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    Missing

    I feel like a whole part of me is missing that I am not even here sometimes and honestly not part of the earth.    It isn't pleasant either.   Hollow feelings aren't what  i need right now.  i need my birthfamily! 
    kthimm1 kthimm1 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Completely

    Everything is the same to me. Food doesn't have a taste. People can't make me smile. I don't know how to handle times like these. Nothing can make me feel. I'm completely indifferent to life. I am nothing. I have no value.
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Feb 2, 2012

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    I Hit That Wall- Wall Of Darkness

    My life is falling apart, so apart that I ‘m afraid if I can pull it back together. I don’t know what is going on with me, but I feel like everything that I hold for ,everything that I wished for is falling apart. I feel sad; I feel the sadness penetrating its way through me...
    SweetMeg SweetMeg 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Hollow And Empty

    Hollow and empty,That's how i feelSince you've been gone,Lonely am I,Please come back,I'm so sorry,I let you go. 
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 29, 2011

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    Just Somthing Isnt There

    its like a big whole. the only time i ever expirence it getting full is when im 100% happy. Naomi(one of my three personalitys and voices in my head) said that right now my soul is in a very deep and horrible pain and what its doing is sleeping. and it only wakes up when the...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T Oct 27, 2009

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    Something I Wrote

      She gave you a chance You broke the romance She gave you her love You broke who she was I’d rather die today Than live to see tomorrow Don’t want to wake up Can’t continue the sorrow I’ve had enough Of the fighting, the lies Trying so...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    I Don't Know How to Cope

    I feel such an emptiness inside. This hollowness that haunts my every breath. I don't know what to feel right now...I miss him so much..my precious little boy..He still holds my heart. I want to just scream! I want to cry..do something other then wanting to feel something. He...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    How?

    How do you leave a path you have walked for a lifetime? Treading the path of loneliness and isolation for as long as you can remember. As familiar as breathing, As sure as your own heartbeat. How do you walk away from that? Is moving on always the best answer? When for a...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 22, 2010

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    #it's just one consideration# human life is

    hollowness but hello for sometime..so.. why should we cry for something or someone which is never ours...but don't forget, that's just impossible,carry on pls..
    romance333 romance333 22-25, M Oct 10, 2014

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    When The Night Comes

    That's pretty much what I feel when it comes to the end of the day. I'm alone and lonely. it feels so empty, so helpless. I'm nobody. Sometimes this emptiness, it hurts so much that I really wanna scream it out loud. But what for? No one is going to listen. All I do is crying...
    Lena04 Lena04 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    LonelyRollingStar LonelyRollingStar 18-21, F Apr 15

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    Something Is Missing And Always Has Been

    I cannot explain it. Perhaps it is the curse of a young mind that sought out to understand things it was not yet ready for. Or the curse of a soul hunting dark dreams. Whatever the reason, this has been part of who I am since I was young. My mind chose the path before my human...
    ShinimiM1ka ShinimiM1ka 22-25, F Dec 3, 2013

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    This Says It Much Better

    "Right Where It Belongs" See the animal in his cage that you built Are you sure what side you're on? Better not look him too closely in the eye Are you sure what side of the glass you are on? See the safety of the life you have built Everything where it belongs Feel the...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    It's Hard To Explain,

    Unless you've felt like this, I guess this will be hard to understand, hard to imagine, hard to feel. The emptiness inside me is something even I don't fully understand let alone know how to express in words. Emptiness is like an iron feather, a dark cloud - it feels so heavy yet...
    FadedMarks FadedMarks 16-17, F 3 Responses May 8, 2011

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    I'm Dead Inside.

    For a while now I have felt dead inside. I don't feel love for anyone, I don't feel sad, I don't feel happy. It's absolutely empty inside of me.
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    Empty and Devoid of Direction

    Have you ever felt like you lived someone elses life? That... although you may have sub-consciously known who you are and what you wanted to do with your life... that somehow it had become (or were) the culmination of everyones expectations? That by the time you realised (or...
    weever weever 22-25 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    Emptiness... Every once

    and while Emptiness... Its that hole inside your chest Emptiness... Its having that amount of words that are endless Emptiness... When those words can't release the feeling of restless Emptiness... The urge of screaming i am helpless Emptiness... When you search for the meaning...
    XXgirlXX XXgirlXX 26-30, F Aug 11, 2014

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    A Hotel Room In San Diego

    I hate warm weather, I hate southern California.... so far away from home. I am farther away from myself than I am from anyone else. Is this clinical depression? I don't know..... Maybe I am just dead inside. I put on La Robe a Parasol and the french pulls the blood from my...
    menschfeind menschfeind 26-30 Jul 13, 2010

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    Empty.. and Hollow...

    I feel.. Empty.. No emotion.. Numb.. Speechless..  I want my son back...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Disconnected

    I know where this emptiness comes from: too many years being independent, traveling around, disconnecting from people and never connecting to family. It is all nice and fine, and it is also a very safe approach, but it catches up with you sooner or later. Never having really...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    At Times and Moreso Now.

    Just the enveloping awareness of infinity - there is so much available to choose from and yet; still, the small ledge of the "easy way out"; keeping things as they were years ago, and returning to what I once walked away from. ...the "teeter-totter" of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2009

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    Like a soda can so empty,

    of fluids, used up and dry.Maybe I just need to cry,but I really do not know why.If life can drain you of passion,and energy like some tension,in a rubber band that snapped,and you are really handicapped!Why continue on, like a zombie,living but not alive like in a movie?Maybe it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2013

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    Brick By Brick

    I've lost my voice, my opinions, my feelings, and seemingly my ability to connect with others. I've had no motivation or muse to write or draw, nothing comes to mind. I try to do creative exercises but it all comes out wrong or ugly and feels so empty and meaningless. Even just...
    Anastrianna Anastrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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    I know none of you care,

    but I feel perpetually hollow.. There's something missing that I can't find. True love? Enlightenment? The fulfillment of wanderlust? I really don't know. There's something that is missing. I'm incomplete without it, and it's really the only thing I need. Help, please? Honestly...
    datcat83 datcat83 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    Nothing Inside

    I dunno...it's something that comes back to haunt me every few days - like today. It's very random. Two days ago, I was happy and cheerful and now I feel so...gloomy. It goes away when I'm around people I love and when I'm having fun, but as soon as I'm alone, as soon as my mind...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Felt

    I felt hollow and Empty Like the darkness had finally completley covered me I was stuck in the middle of the tunnel Or finally at the bottom of my hole With no way out Just stuck there There was no light at all No sliver linning No the glass was half-empty Not half full No...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    Hole In My Soul

    I wish that as a Christian, I no longer felt like I have a hole in my soul. But I still do - after years of counselling, men's groups, self help books, etc, etc... It's like there's a hole that lets all the goodness drain back out - whenever I feel love from God, myself, loved...
    gavmac gavmac 46-50, M Aug 22, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    For some reason I've been feeling very empty inside. This empty and hollow feeling is killing. I don't know why am I feeling so and how do I overcome it but I really don't like it...
    Imexhausted Imexhausted 22-25, F May 21

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    I am perfect on the outside but little do they know, I feel empty most of the time. People say I am always bubbly, happy, I have an amazing character, I get a long with different...
    Sen22 Sen22 22-25, F May 17

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    When u feel so empty , so cold that u no longer feel anything because it doesn't seem like its worth feeling any more . So u let the darkness overpower your heart, your body , your...
    devilgirl123zombie devilgirl123zombie 16-17, F May 23

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    i am feeling scared, empty, and alone. she says " she loves me", but doesn't want to show it. I used to bring her flowers and leave her little hidden notes, but at some point they...
    EmptinessAlone EmptinessAlone 41-45, M May 19

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    It's like an emotional sick. I feel this empty nauseous feeling in my stomach because I'm scared and freaked out. I feel like I'm going to throw up. I'm trying to calm down, I...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 2 Responses May 6

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    If there is one feeling I hate it's the one of reading something or seeing a picture of someone you use to know or had died and it makes you feel so empty
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M May 10

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    I'm a university student turning 21 this year. I volunteer weekly, I have a group of close friends that support and appreciate me, a nice apartment and an easy weekend job. Money...
    allthesingleladies allthesingleladies 18-21, F May 18

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    When I get into my bed. But on a night like this, when I'm really tired and it's cool, my sheets are cool. It feels so good. I love my bed. It's a king memory foam bed which I have...
    lostinspace3 lostinspace3 51-55, F 1 Response May 20

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    I've been hiding lately. I feel lost, empty, like something is missing. I haven't spoke more than two words in days. I feel like things are better left unsaid. I almost went...
    BreakdownBeauty420 BreakdownBeauty420 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I loved him so much...he was my everything and I thought I was his. it all ended so suddenly. one day he was telling me how wonderful and amazing I am and how much he loves me...
    carabella01 carabella01 36-40, F 2 Responses May 6

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    whenever I go to omegle.com, I feel so empty that I'm just pushing emptiness onto a computer screen
    SorceressSupreme2 SorceressSupreme2 22-25, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I don't deserve a lot of stuff. Love is the main thing. I make promises to my girlfriend who I love to bits but I break them. The promises are about me being positive but I always...
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I believe there is a BIG difference in being alone and being lonely. I have a big family, and I have one or two friends yet I cry so often because I feel so empty and lonely. Like...
    PeacefulAngel01 PeacefulAngel01 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have always felt empty, incomplete, worthless, unloveable. I tried, a few times, to end things when I was younger. obviously I failed. I never said anything just went about my...
    losing1 losing1 36-40, F 1 Response May 10

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    I woke up with this empty feeling in my gut, the kind where you can feel the energy emptying from your eyes. The kind that rattles through your bones, to the core. I had the first...
    Yourbaaaby Yourbaaaby 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

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    I used to be happy, and good. I used to be so compassionate, children are so pure and carefree. But now who am I? I feel like Ive changed a lot. But j want to be that quiet, shy...
    Broken146 Broken146 13-15 May 9

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    i feel dead im empty inside no love left my life has died im just a body now going from day to day making the motions nothing to say my lungs breathe air blood flows...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M May 18

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